Northern Digitals BLAB #8


A monthly meetup where digital creatives from in and around Manchester can get away from their screens and talk to other digital creatives.

Date: August 18th 2011
Time: 6pm
Location: The Deaf Institute, Grosvenor Street, Manchester, M1 7EH
Price: Tickets are sold out but there is a waiting list



We all talk to each other via, email, iChat, messenger, twitter, blip, text, mobile, the list is endless. So here's an idea, why don't we get together on the first Thursday of every month, in a bar, face to face and talk about, well, what ever you want really. You can make new contacts, organise collaborations, land yourself some freelance work, land yourself a job, hit on the next big idea or just have a drink before you go home.

Speakers include Ian Wharton and Studio Output.

Click here for more information on the event.





Things we'd like to talk about

  • Sweden Vs Silicon Valley

    Has the 40 hour week had its day? We look at the working conditions in Gothenburg and Silicon ...

    27/03/2017
    27/03/2017

    Has the 40 hour week had its day? We look at the working conditions in Gothenburg and Silicon valley to see how these vastly different working days compare?

  • #OrchardEggs They're Back and they are Bigger then your Head

    It's that time of year again for the return of the legendary Eggs Bigger then your Head. Take ...

    24/03/2017
    24/03/2017

    It's that time of year again for the return of the legendary Eggs Bigger then your Head. Take a look at these giant eggs, one could be in your hands soon, they are just a tweet away.

  • Shoppable Advertising, we take a closer look into this popular Ecommerce technique.

    We take a closer look at this new technique to increase conversion and do away with the traditional ...

    17/03/2017
    17/03/2017

    We take a closer look at this new technique to increase conversion and do away with the traditional "click through to website" routine

  • Are Apple about to open the coolest office space in the world?

    It was announced this week that Apple are planning to move into their new 175-acre campus, ...

    23/02/2017
    23/02/2017

    It was announced this week that Apple are planning to move into their new 175-acre campus, named the Apple Park, in April.

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Jobs we know about

Things we tweet about

  • orchardjobs - 42 minutes ago

    Senior Web Designer in #Manchester, up to £35k. - @Orchard_Tommy #digitaljobs https://t.co/EGKBp4oF0E

  • orchard_helen - 9 hours ago

    So proud to be British this week 🇬🇧

  • orchard_mike - 14 hours ago

    Sweden Vs Silicon Valley, we compare two vastly different working days https://t.co/vi6tbm9uhc https://t.co/ujHxzqG0YO

  • orchardtweets - 15 hours ago

    A great panel debate on the Future of Agencies at AdWeek - https://t.co/lAC8vRJg7i https://t.co/qOxo5fmDI7

  • orchard_aj - 15 hours ago

    RT @Orchardtweets: We finally got to eat our own egg! https://t.co/zcm8XDSE7l

  • orchard_lucy - 16 hours ago

    RT @orchard_davido: ***Freelance Front End Dev/Digital Designer wanted*** 3-4 week booking in April based in Sheffield, get in touch for de…

  • orchard_davido - 16 hours ago

    ***Freelance Front End Dev/Digital Designer wanted*** 3-4 week booking in April based in Sheffield, get in touch fo… https://t.co/YBPXVyFsXt

  • orchard_andy - 17 hours ago

    Thanks Mike! https://t.co/kizxLqqHaN

  • orchard_chris - 19 hours ago

    Applications are open! £5m banking technology challenge arrives in Manchester #fintech https://t.co/tSpPAlSLGA via @ProlificNorth

  • orchard_tommy - 3 days ago

    Love this, but I was always told that you can burn a consistent image into a TV screen? https://t.co/Lkwm9K9PGW https://t.co/bfwqambfq1

  • orchard_davidh - 4 days ago

    Shoppable Advertising, we take a closer look into this popular Ecommerce technique. https://t.co/6juJrmcLEF https://t.co/SFtUHpnS3g

  • orchard_rich - 7 days ago

    There coming... https://t.co/jDg47nuHAn